National media briefing: Cancer Research UK, the City Bridge Trust, unequal pay for Indian surrogates, and David James gets an MBE for charity work

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Cancer Research UK is the 10th most popular brand among 18 to 24-year-olds, according to focus groups and a survey of more than 1,000 young people carried out by The Beans Group.

See The Guardian for full story 

A £3m scheme to put 1,000 young people into jobs or apprenticeships has been launched in the City of London. The money will be distributed by the City Bridge Trust, with the aim of easing the problem of youth unemployment in the capital.

See the Financial Times for full story

Fair-skinned, high-caste women are being paid £1,000 more to be surrogate mothers than their dark-skinned, low-caste rivals, an Indian study by the women's health charity SAMA has found.

See The Daily Telegraph for full story

David James has been presented with an MBE for services to football and to his charity, the David James Foundation.

See Daily Mail for full story 

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